Healthy Dinner Recipes, Easy Healthy Recipes, Simple Healthy Recipes Mike Ockrim

Chicago Health Coach Mike Ockrim is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialst (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a Certified Personal Trainer with the American Council on Exercise (ACE) that will engage you in functional movement training programs, nutrition and cooking education, and sleep improvement plans to live a healthy and active lifestyle.

Easy Healthy Recipes - Polenta


Polenta is cornmeal boiled into porridge, and eaten directly or baked, fried, or grilled. It is a great base served under juicy meats or as a side dish served under vegetables. See the Chicken Cacciatore recipe on the blog. Enjoy!


6 Cups tap water

2 Teaspoons organic sea salt

1-3/4 Cup organic cornmeal (polenta) 

3 Tablespoons organic grass-fed butter


1. Bring water to a boil in a medium pot. Add salt. Gently whisk in the cornmeal. Reduce heat to low and cook 15 minutes until the mixture thickens. Remove from heat, add butter. Enjoy!